James H. Cassidy

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James Henry Cassidy
James H. Cassidy 1909.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 21st district
In office
April 20, 1909 – March 3, 1911
Preceded byTheodore E. Burton
Succeeded byRobert J. Bulkley
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
In office
December 1901 - January 11, 1909
Personal details
Born(1869-10-28)October 28, 1869
Cleveland, Ohio
DiedAugust 23, 1926(1926-08-23) (aged 56)
Forest Hills Gardens, New York
Resting placeMaple Grove Cemetery (Kew Gardens, New York)
Political partyRepublican
Alma materCleveland Law School

James Henry Cassidy (October 28, 1869 – August 23, 1926) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Cassidy attended public schools. He later studied law at Cleveland Law School.

He was admitted to the bar in 1899 and commenced practice in Cleveland, Ohio. Cassidy subsequently served as clerk of the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, House of Representatives, from December 1901 until January 11, 1909, when he resigned.

James H. Cassidy was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Theodore E. Burton, where he served from April 20, 1909 to March 3, 1911. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1910 to the Sixty-second Congress. He resumed the practice of his profession in Cleveland, Ohio. He was appointed as receiver of the Cleveland & Pittsburgh Coal Co.. He moved to New York in 1915 and engaged in the brokerage business. He served as president of an express company. He died in Forest Hills Gardens, New York on August 23, 1926. He was interred in Maple Grove Cemetery (Kew Gardens, New York).


  • United States Congress. "James H. Cassidy (id: C000238)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • James H. Cassidy at Find a Grave

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Theodore E. Burton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 21st congressional district

Succeeded by
Robert J. Bulkley